Healthy People 2010 - With Annotations
Injury and Violence Prevention
Lead Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reduce injuries, disabilities, and deaths due to unintentional injuries and violence.
15-19. Increase use of safety belts.
Target: 92 percent.
Baseline: 69 percent of the total population used safety belts in 1998.
Target setting method: 33 percent improvement. (Better than the best will be used when data are available.)
Data sources: National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS), DOT, NHTSA; Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), NCCDPHP.
|Total Population, 1998
||Safety Belt Use
|9th through 12th grade students
Data for other population groups currently are not collected.
Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 07:38 hours.